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Conserved amino acid markers from past influenza pandemic strains

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A recent paper published on Biomedcenteral by Jonathan E Allen , Shea N Gardner , Elizabeth A Vitalis, and Tom R Slezak discovers that new genetic markers for human host-specificity and high lethality in influenza viruses were identified by considering combinations of amino acids conserved among past pandemic strains and may be useful in predicting the severity of new influenza strains.
 
 

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